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“We send our sincerest condolences to the Family of cousin, Mary Lou Brooks, Samuel Brooks family, her brother Robert Boring family and sister Judy...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Lou & Mary Hodges - Parkland, FL

“To my dear mother - in my heart always. Love, Barb ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Barb Matchick - St. Louis, MO

“In Loving Memory of a very Dear Sister-In-Law Mary L. Brooks. Mary May Almighty God Jehovah Bless you with His Grace, Love, & His Richest Blessings...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Brooks - Springfield, IL

“My dear mother-in-law: May your rest be short. Until we see you again on a paradise earth when our loving God Jehovah calls for his faithful...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Greg Matchick - St. Louis, MO

“to Sam and family: Will never forget what a wonderful and beautiful person that God has taken. She is with all of you in spirit and thought!. Our...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: mary lee crocker and the wilbur crocker familh crocker - MO

“Jinny and I send our love and prayers to the whole Brooks family. We came to know and love Mary and Sam many years ago when we were all together in...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: David Berry - DeSoto, MO

“My deepest sympathies for your loss ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Colette Labruyere - Arnold, MO

“Rest easy, Mom. We love you. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Sherwin - Saint Louis, MO

“To a wonderful Mom who will be sorely missed. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Greg Brooks - St. Louis, MO - Son

“So sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Robin Lincoln - Redford, MO


Mary Louise Brooks of St. Louis, Missouri passed away March 25, 2017 at St. Anthony's Medical Center at the age of 85 years. She was born July 31, 1931 in Belleview, Missouri the daughter of the late Wesley and Mollie (Reed) Boring.
On April 1, 1948 she was united in marriage to Sam Brooks, who survives. To this union three children were born: Linda Sherwin of St. Louis, Missouri; Barbara Matchick and husband, Greg, of St. Louis, Missouri; and Gregory Brooks and wife, Cindy, also of St. Louis, Missouri. Mary is also survived by her sister, Judith Allen of Belleview, Missouri; and her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Mary Ellen Boring of Belleview, Missouri. She is survived by nine grandchildren: Catherine Sherwin, Jennifer Putnam, Michael Sherwin, Christopher Sherwin, Brett Brooks, Brian Brooks, Erica Johnson, Elyse Brooks and Brittany Brooks; ten great grandchildren: Karl Schwegmann, Emily Schwegmann, Elizabeth Schwegmann, Kate Schwegmann, Autumn Putnam, Stella Putnam, Emma Putnam, Griffin Brooks, Lily Brooks, and Adelaide Johnson; and one great great granddaughter, Penelope, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Jesse Boring.
Mary was a member of the Lemay Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in St. Louis, Missouri. She retired after working for 24 years at Midland Container Company.